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Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury (PATBI)

The purpose of this program is to provide protection and advocacy services for people with traumatic brain injuries.  Payments to provide these services are made to the Protection and Advocacy system established pursuant to part C of Title I of the Developmental Disabiliites Assistance and Bill of Rights Act (42 U.S.C. § 15001).

People eligible for services are those with a traumatic brain injury (TBI).

This program may provide the following services:

  • Information, Referrrals, and Advise
  • Individual and Family Advocacy
  • Legal Representation
  • Assistance with Self-Advocacy

PATBI is authorized in:

42 U.S.C. § 300d-53, P.L. 106-310
First Autorization: Children's Health Act of 2000

PATBI is administered and regulated by:

Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
Room 18A-30 PKLN, 5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857
Phone: (301) 443-2250, Fax: (301 443-1296



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